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Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W
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Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by Torris on Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:01 am

My new Raspberry Pi Zero W died after 2 days of operation.
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Re: Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by franklin97355 on Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:31 am

Could you post large, clear, detailed pictures of both sides of your board and the connections to it? Pictures should be less than 1meg in size. What did you have loaded and what were you doing when this happened? Have you tried reimaging the SD card?

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Re: Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by Torris on Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:27 am

Hi.
This is not a software problem, the hardware is dead.
Running image was Tilt Pi https://tilthydrometer.com/products/tilt-pi-raspberry-pi-disk-image-download
Location was inside house, and 15°C. It used wifi and BT connection.
I have several Raspberry Pi boxes and have tested this with the power supply for one of these. Still dead. The power supply is for Apple Iphone.
Br, Tor
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Re: Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by franklin97355 on Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:40 pm

Have you tried it with the latest copy of Raspbian? The Pi Zero W needs a fairly recent version of the OS to function.

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Re: Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by Torris on Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:25 pm

It is dead, there is no light, it's not trying to boot.
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Re: Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by franklin97355 on Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:35 pm

Without a valid recent OS on the SD card, there will be no indication of life on the Pi Zero W.

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Re: Dead Raspberry Pi Zero W

by Torris on Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:34 pm

I was actually not aware of that. Have now tested this and it works again, thank you very much.
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